In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(summon)(fire brigade/guard) llamar(army) hacer intervenir awe had to call the doctor out in the middle of the night — tuvimos que hacer venir al médico en la mitad de la noche
2British(on strike)llamar a la huelga
3(utter)he called out her name — la llamó
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.